PatternEx Announces .8 Million Series A Financing Round Led by Khosla Ventures

Company Enables Human Analysts to Train an Artificial Intelligence Platform to Detect New and Emerging Threats With Human-Levels of Precision SAN JOSE, CA–(Marketwired – Jul 26, 2016) – PatternEx, the pioneer in Artificial Intelligence for cyber-security, today announced a Series A investment of $7.8 million, led by Khosla Ventures. The company’s patent-pending technology identifies and predicts cyber-threats 10x better than machine learning outlier detection approaches, with 5x fewer alerts using a human-in-the-loop approach.  PatternEx security experts and AI scientists have determined that, unlike solutions driven solely by machine learning, the accuracy of detection requires humans continuously training artificial intelligence systems. Machines are capable of examining huge amounts of data to determine behavior patterns, but machines lack the human intuition that is necessary to classify a behavior as an attack or…


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